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Happy Valentine’s Day?

Ubiquitous photo on Google search, but see an amazing story about Hoplobatrachus tigerinus here by another Frog Lady. This Article Has a Happy Ending Today is Valentine’s Day. It is sunny and bright here in Rochester, but many are scratching the soil for shiny bits of cheer. If that includes

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World Wetlands Day on February 2

In Day Trips Around Rochester, NY, Brickyard Trail At the Sandra Frankel Nature Park, By Debi Bower Date, Photo Credit Unknown History World Wetlands Day was set originally on February 2nd in 1971, by the Convention on Wetlands in Rasmar, Iran, a city on the shores of the Caspian Sea.

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A Frog House Letter from Your Founder

Wetlands are the home to 40 percent of the world’s species, they protect us from flooding, provide food and clean water, and play a crucial role in combating climate change. Photo by Tyler Butler on Unsplash To A Frog House Members and Froggy Friends: Our peppy board members, Sandra Frankel,

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On Giving Tuesday, Select A Frog House! But Why?

A green frog who found or was born in our pond at A Frog House. Photo Credit Bonnie Abrams A Frog House opened four years ago with humble goals: provide children and adults a chance to better understand the importance of frogs to the planet’s balance. In no time, we

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A Frog House Save the Frogs Day, Our Report.

Whether you were or were not with us on May 1st, 2022, for our fourth annual Pittsford Save the Frogs Day, we thought we would share the fun with you on this pictorial blog. All photo credits go to Rob Corby and Lindsay Graham except the first one. Starting and

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A photo of Christine Sevilla with camera
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Remembering Christine Sevilla, Wetlands Advocate

Christine Sevilla, Pittsford Resident, cared passionately about wetlands. She dedicated her book “Guide to Public Access Wetlands in and near Monroe County” to Leal Mertes, “whose life work was wetlands.” Sevilla too devoted her life work, through practical, artful, and poetic action, to their preservation. Sevilla’s book is an invaluable

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How Wetlands Are Important

A Frog House is working with the Town of Pittsford in 2022 regarding the Erie Canal Nature Preserve ponds and wetlands. Local Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter Conservation Director, Roger Downs, has sent out a statewide plea for members to sign a petition regarding saving wetlands. Mr. Downs writes “Healthy wetlands

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FROG Magic Reflections – 2021

What a year we have had!  It has been so much fun, and we are looking forward to your support for our exciting last event in 2021, Giving Tuesday, on November 30th in 2021.  All of the things we did, do, and will do, are thanks to benefactors and volunteers

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